European Cross-border Grants

With the European Cross-Border Grants, supports professional journalists who have good ideas for cross-border investigation and for research on European affairs. The stories must be relevant for European target groups.

Money Trail Grants

Money Trail offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse, money laundering and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe.

Pascal Decroos Fund

The Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism strives to advance investigative journalism in the Flemish media.

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Money Trail grants

There are two deadlines coming up on 16th March 2020.

  • Journalists in Africa, Asia and Europe can apply for our regular Money Trail grants. 
  • Dutch-speaking journalists can apply for our one-off Money Trail opportunity for investigations published in the Netherlands.

Spanish award for Land of plenty, land of but a few


MADRID - "Land of plenty, land of but a few" has won the King of Spain International Journalism Award in the category environmental and sustainable development journalism. This multimedia project was realized by four journalists from Mozambique, Portugal and The Netherlands and supported by

Impact of our cross-border investigation: Manufacturer to stop making pesticide linked to brain damage


A major manufacturer of the insecticide chlorpyrifos Corteva Inc will stop making the chemical at the end of the year. This became possible thanks to cross-border investigation on chlorpyrifos conducted by the collaborative team of journalists from Poland, Denmark and Slovenia. 

2019 - Year of records and progress for


For 2019 proved a year of consolidation and continued growth for its current programmes and its grantees. Record amounts of grant money over the past two years – 920.651 euro in 2019 and 1.230.567 euro in 2018 – were allocated to the teams of journalists worldwide. In 2019 alone, we supported 119 projects consisting of 262 journalists all over Europe and beyond. 

Upcoming Events


Are you interested in collaborating with journalists from other European countries but lack contacts and don’t know how to get started? Are you working for local and regional media? 

Baltic Sea

During the post-World War II era, visionary European leaders established institutions and developed conventions that combined media and democracy to keep peace in Europe. The Council of Europe, the European Union, the OSCE (based on the Helsinki Final Act) all regard media freedom as a fundamental pillar of democracy. Today, in several countries we find that the links between free and pluralistic media and politics are being challenged.


Gräv 2020 wants to draw attention to the fact that investigative journalism is threatened in several ways. Then it becomes even more important that we meet and be inspired by each other, and not least discuss the challenges and difficulties that exist, and how we resist.